Communications Coordinator

Catholic Charities

Since 1920, our culture at Catholic Charities has been defined by our mission to “provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same.” We provide several social services that focus on serving the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized in communities across the 10 counties of Southeastern Wisconsin.A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional advancement.

Our staff is made up of a diverse group of individuals who are committed to serving clients of all faiths and backgrounds. 

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering.

Catholic Charities also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

This position offers an exciting opportunity in non-profit communications, branding, marketing and public relations. You will have the opportunity to employ best practices in the field along with your creative and strategic thinking skills and project management skills. You will be an integral team member working to advance the mission of Catholic Charities through a variety of media and other avenues of communications.

In partnership with the Director of Advancement, Catholic Charities team members, and agency consultants, you will impact community awareness of and engagement with Catholic Charities. This position will work with staff to promote programs and services, help build brand awareness, create regular communication with internal and external audiences, maintain relevant online presence through our website and social media, represent agency at public events, assist with media relations, assist with grant applications, fundraising campaigns and administrative duties. As a Catholic Charities team member, you will carry out our mission by serving clients, staff and donors with dignity and respect and steward resources wisely.

College degree preferred in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong project management skills. Video, photography, design skills or ability to learn is a plus. Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. Experience with communications planning and non-profits is desirable. Two to three years’ experience in communications, branding, marketing, or public relations is an asset. Experience helpful with social media strategy, content management/SEO for websites, media relations, design software, and Microsoft Office, and Word. Occasional attendance at evening or weekend events is required.

DOE: Salary

We offer a competative Health, Dental, and Vision insurance package. Employer paid term life, short-term and long-term disability.  Our 403(b) plan includes a 2% company match and a 4% annual contribution. 

Our culture is an ideal fit for candidates who are passionate about serving the less fortunate and in need within the community.  We offer a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan plus 11 paid holidays and a focus on a good work/life balance.  Business casual dress every day with casual fridays.

« Back